Job Opportunities 

With over 75 lakes, the Frontenac Arch Biosphere, and the Rideau Canal UNESCO World Heritage Site – all just a 10 minute drive north of Kingston, ON – the Township of South Frontenac offers a spectacular landscape, growing community, and attractive lifestyle that balances access to urban amenities with world-class outdoor recreation opportunities where your career can flourish.

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process on request. Information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of candidate selection. 

For information on career postings or to apply, email or 613-376-3027, x2244.

Now Hiring! Summer Student Positions

The Township of South Frontenac is recruiting for the following student positions for the summer months. These are seasonal student positions based on 40 hours a week. Applicants must have been a student in 2023. Click on the individual Position Title to see the full job description.

Please send your cover letter and resume, quoting the Competition Number, to: Jan Minaker, Manager of Human Resources at

Summer Student Positions
Competition #Position Title# of positions# of weeksRate of Pay
23-14-PS  Bronze Cross Instructor $18.00 
23-15-PS  Swim Instructor*  9 $17.50
23-16-PS Lifeguard* 4 $17.50 

*Reimbursement for National Lifeguard & Water Safety Instructor Certification is available.

Planning Clerk

Competition #23-26-DS

Hourly rate: $30.62 per hour

Date posted: Friday, March 24, 2023

Closing date: Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical planning support including the creation and maintenance of planning application files, related payments, circulations, and notifications, as well as general planning related inquiries.
  • Arrange pre-consultation meetings prior to planning application submissions with applicants, Township staff, and commenting agencies. Completes minute taking and circulation of meeting minutes.
  • Perform all statutory duties as the Secretary/Treasurer to the Committee of Adjustment including scheduling, coordinating, agenda preparation, Decisions and Resolutions, and attend public meetings of the Committee of Adjustment.
  • Assist in the preparation of the site plan agreements, and development agreements as a condition of severance applications and minor variance applications.
  • Monitor the clearances of conditions for development applications.
  • Respond to all telephone and counter inquiries respecting operational matters of the Committee of Adjustment and general information respecting matters involving Official Plan policies, zoning by-law requirements and related planning information regarding consents and variances.
  • Circulate and notify all agencies and affected individuals of applications and decisions in accordance with the requirements of the Planning Act.


  • Graduate of a post-secondary education program in Planning, Planning Technician, Public Administration, Business Administration, Law Clerk, or equivalent preferred.
  • One (1) to two (2) years of related professional experience in an administrative/planning support role.
  • Experience in a municipal setting, an asset
  • Successful completion, or willingness to complete, the Ontario Association of Committees of Adjustment & Consent Authorities (OACA) “Primer on Planning” course.
  • Successful completion of AMCTO “Municipal Administration Program” and/or related/equivalent training would be an asset.
  • Certification/membership in, or eligibility for membership in, Ontario Association of Committees of Adjustment & Consent Authorities (OACA), would be an asset.
  • Excellent computer skills using Microsoft applications for data entry, word processing and other pertinent software i.e., Microsoft Office Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Demonstrated ability to be a team player who can establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, ratepayers, and the public.
  • Working knowledge of legislation, regulations, policies, and procedures that impact the Department and municipal government operations.
  • Excellent customer service, organizational, written, and verbal communication skills, problem solving skills and interpersonal skills 

The hourly rate for this position is $30.62 in accordance with with the Collective Agreement with CUPE Local 4336.  

For more information, view the complete job description. Resumés and cover letters can be emailed in confidence to to the attention of Jan Minaker, Manager of Human Resources.

Facilities Technologist

Competition #23-07-PS

Annual salary: $71,176.26 to $84,736.70

Date posted: Friday, January 27, 2023

Closing date: Open until Filled

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviews engineering plans and specifications, coordinates building code review, and provides technical input on the aspects of building operation.
  • Prepares Council reports and presentations; evaluates, recommends, and administers tenders; reviews and prepares specifications, requests for proposals, expressions of interest, contracts and other capital related documents.
  • Undertakes contract administration duties by overseeing contractor performance and monitoring progress, negotiates contractual claims and change of work orders as directed and within limits set by the Manager of Recreation & Facilities.
  • Prepares and calculates estimates on quantities and pricing for contacted services and material purchases.
  • Liaises with internal stake holders, government agencies, utility companies and other outside agencies on capital works projects.
  • Prepares payment certificates and makes recommendations for interim progress payments.
  • Completes permit applications, tracks progress, and schedules inspections on permits relating to regulatory approvals on construction projects.
  • Supports the Manager of Recreation & Facilities in the development of annual capital budgets.
  • Prepares plan, scope, and specifications for recreation and facility capital projects and other works including cost estimates and recommendations; Supports the Manager of Recreation & Facilities in overseeing capital and maintenance projects.
  • Oversee facility inspections and condition assessment programs, required reporting, and schedule remedial work into maintenance plans.


  • Post-secondary diploma in Architectural Technology, Engineering Technology, or related discipline.
  • Professional designation with relevant Ontario association or ability to acquire within 18 months of hire (OACETT, AATO, etc).
  • Minimum of 2-3 years related experience, preferably in the institutional and commercial construction sector.
  • Thorough understanding of the Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC) contract documents and the Ontario Building Code.
  • Possesses familiarity and knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Electrical Safety Authority, Technical Standards & Safety Authority, Ontario Construction Act and other related regulations governing construction.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, organizational and time management skills and interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented with the ability to read and understand technical documents and contracts to clearly interpret and relay details.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and engineering software including CAD, GIS software, digital communication tools and other related databases.
  • Work experience with asset management software like Cartegraph would be considered an asset.
  • Experience with and understanding of commercial building design, drafting, plans, review, inspections, and contract administration of commercial or government construction projects.

The salary range for this position has been established at $71,176.26 to $84,736.70, in conjunction with a comprehensive benefits package including OMERS pension plan, and a progressive and supportive professional development policy.  

For more information, view the complete job description. Resumés and cover letters can be emailed in confidence to to the attention of Jan Minaker, Manager of Human Resources.


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